Chuck Smith

News Producer

Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years'  experience to Red River Radio  having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host,  talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor  for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television.  He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant.   In pursuit of higher learning,  Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles.   He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.

Courtesy: Voice of the Experienced

LA. CONVICTED FELON VOTING RIGHTS - Released felons in Louisiana could get voting rights restored under a bill proposed yesterday by  Baton Rouge Democratic Rep. Patricia Smith.

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READY PLAYER ONE-  The film “Ready Player One”  based on Ernest Cline’s bestselling book,  is set in the year  2045, with the world on the brink of chaos. But the people living in this world have found salvation  in  a  hyper-realistic, 3D, videogame  paradise.  Directed  by  Steven Spielberg, the film combines real actors who enter a sci-fi fantasy virtual world complete with incredible animation.

Courtesy: Hotels.com

CASINO MOVING?  In 2015, the Los Angeles-based company - Peninsula Pacific,  acquired  the gaming license of  Diamond Jacks  Casino and Hotel in Bossier City, La.  The company has said the Bossier property needs an upgrade but it is also considering opening a casino property in South Louisiana near the Mississippi line, leaving the Bossier Casino’s future in doubt.  Over the weekend the company held a presentation in Hammond La. to unveil its proposal to area business leaders  and  elected officials.

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